Video: Asia Game Changer of the Year Jack Ma Urges Listeners, ‘Keep Your Dream Alive’

Accepting his award from Asia Society, the Alibaba founder and CEO recounted modest beginnings and issued a call to independence and nonconformity.

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Photos: Asia Society Honors Jack Ma, Other ‘Asia Game Changers’ at United Nations

The Alibaba founder and Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai were among the “array of remarkable Asians” recognized at a gala event in New York City.

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Alibaba founder Jack Ma posing for photos with Asia Society’s president Josette Sheeran. For history-making business and philanthropy in China, Jack Ma has been named Asia Society’s inaugural Asia Game Changer of the Year.  http://scty.asia/asgc2014
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Alibaba founder Jack Ma posing for photos with Asia Society’s president Josette Sheeran. For history-making business and philanthropy in China, Jack Ma has been named Asia Society’s inaugural Asia Game Changer of the Year. http://scty.asia/asgc2014

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Grandpa Elliot of Playing For Change arrives at the United Nations for tonight’s Asia Game Changer Awards. http://scty.asia/asgc2014
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Photo of the Day: Sunrise Over Holy Peaks in Myanmar
The sunrises over pagodas scattered around Bagan, Myanmar on October 7, 2014. (Rajesh_India/Flickr)
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Photo of the Day: Sunrise Over Holy Peaks in Myanmar

The sunrises over pagodas scattered around Bagan, Myanmar on October 7, 2014. (Rajesh_India/Flickr)

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Francis Fukuyama: Economic Slowdown, Not Street Protests, the Real Threat to China’s Rulers
The noted political scientist sees a “significant chance” of a military confrontation over the South and East China Seas, and a stalled economy as the one real threat to Communist Party control. In-person appearance at Asia Society Northern California on October 23.
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Francis Fukuyama: Economic Slowdown, Not Street Protests, the Real Threat to China’s Rulers

The noted political scientist sees a “significant chance” of a military confrontation over the South and East China Seas, and a stalled economy as the one real threat to Communist Party control. In-person appearance at Asia Society Northern California on October 23.

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Photo of the Day: Varying Shades of Green in China
Sloping rice terraces take on different shades of green in Guangxi, China on September 25, 2014. (Dmitry Shakin/Flickr)
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Photo of the Day: Varying Shades of Green in China

Sloping rice terraces take on different shades of green in Guangxi, China on September 25, 2014. (Dmitry Shakin/Flickr)

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Josette Sheeran Hails Malala Yousafzai, Kailash Satyarthi Nobel Wins as ‘Great Day for Children’

"Both of those awards are going to people who have really championed the causes of children in very different ways," the Asia Society President and CEO told WNYC’s Brian Lehrer.

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Josette Sheeran Hails Malala Yousafzai, Kailash Satyarthi Nobel Wins as ‘Great Day for Children’

"Both of those awards are going to people who have really championed the causes of children in very different ways," the Asia Society President and CEO told WNYC’s Brian Lehrer.

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